Sweetening VC Secondaries with QSBS

In December 2023, the Venture Capital Journal examined whether 2024 would be the year of VC secondaries. A confluence of factors makes the timing ripe for such deals, and the expected deal activity is already panning out. Secondary transactions are typically transacted at discounts to the fair market … Read More

IRS Halts PLRs on “Active Business” Requirement for QSBS

IRC Section 1202 offers little guidance as to what is meant by certain excluded trades or businesses outlined in Section 1202(e) - such as “health services”, “consulting”, “engineering”, etc.  As such, shareholders wondering whether the company they hold stock in is in a Qualified Trade have sought … Read More

Wisconsin Adopts QSBS!

You may have noticed some more blue on our state QSBS map. As of October 25, 2023, Wisconsin allows for the full QSBS exclusion! Governor Tony Evers signed Assembly Bill 406 which modified Wisconsin's conformity to Federal QSBS, retroactive to QSBS gains realized after December … Read More